Meet the Team

Leila Matthews

GDC Number: 160772
Leila is the Assistant Practice Manager and Lead Clinical Nurse for both Plymouth Dental and Devon Dental Centre of Excellence. Leila has been a dental nurse for 15 years now and can often be passing on her knowledge and skills to other staff with on our group and assisting with training whilst still also working in clinic.

Leila has passed her certificate in Dental Implant Nursing qualification and has experience in assisting with the more complex procedures including sinus procedures and bone grafts. Leila has a wide variety of qualifications and skills having also gained her dental radiography qualification, impression taking certificate and is also qualified to assist with dental sedation, passing the certificate with a merit.

Leila also spends a lot of her time supporting the practice manager and ensuring the compliance and policies are up to date and that surgeries run smoothly in both practices.

Awards & Achievements

  • NEBDN Certificate in Dental Nursing
  • NEBDN Certificate in Dental Radiography
  • NEBDN Certificate in Dental Sedation (Merit)
  • NEBDN Certificate in Implant Dental Nursing
  • SW Deanery Certificate in Impression taking for DCP’s


Please be assured that we are still seeing patients for face-to-face appointments during lockdown.

As a healthcare provider, we have always adhered to high infection control standards. Based on government guidance, our practice continues to adapt and intensify our protocols so our staff can care for our patients safely while the coronavirus remains a threat to everyone’s health.

To help explain these new measures, we have produced a short video:

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